Skip to comments.2012 COMMUNITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT GANG TRAINING (Virginia)
Posted on 05/22/2012 10:45:58 PM PDT by Perseverando
The Office of Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, II, in conjunction with the Department of Criminal Justice Services and the Virginia Gang Investigators Association, presents:
2012 COMMUNITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT GANG TRAINING
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - Radford University - 801 East Main St. Radford, VA 24142 - 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - Roanoke College - 240 North Market St. Salem VA 24153 - 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Monday, June 4, 2012 - Christopher Newport University - 1 University Place Newport News, VA 23606 - 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - Blue Ridge Community College - One College Lane Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486 - 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - Northern Virginia Community College - 3001 N. Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311 - 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Questions? Jessica C. Smith Phone: (804) 786-7584 Email: email@example.com
Gangs 101 Targeting Kids Gangs and Technology Gangs and Virginia Law Current Gang Trends in the Area Gangs and Human Trafficking Social Networking
The free training will feature breakout sessions.
Educational materials will be given to all attendees, including a copy of The Wrong Family and The Big Lie DVDs, produced by the attorney general's office. This all day training is intended for law enforcement AND members of the community. Ideal attendees are School Resource Officers, officers who work with kids or gang members, juvenile probation officers, teachers, counselors, or any other community personnel who work with kids or gang members.
This training qualifies for 2 legal, 6.25 career development, and 2 cultural diversity PIC hours and 1.5 CLE credits.
To register for these FREE trainings, visit www.dcjs.virginia.gov.
Here is a better link for registration to the seminars - http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/vcss/training/gangtraining/
You must register to attend.
It would be interesting for a FReeper to attend and report on what the LEO community is saying / doing in this area. Especially so since VA seems to have events like this fairly regularly:
Drew Expo organizers weigh options after weekend fights [with video](Roanoke, VA)
It looks like Virginia is getting its people ready to take on Holder’s “peeples.”
This is from the May 16th Roanoke Times article on the seminar at Radford University:
Police say gang presence in Western Virginia is serious matter - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2886687/posts
“In some areas, half of the violent crimes are linked to gangs, according to the attorney general’s office.”